The movement of goods and passengers by road, rail, air and sea has become an industry that has transitioned from dislocated beginnings to an era where organizations have become large, interdependent, multinational firms. This has created a highly competitive landscape further complicated by the need for complex logistics, warehousing and distribution units to manage supply chain needs on a national and international basis.
Gardiner Roberts’ Transportation team streamlines your business’ legal needs while optimizing your objectives by guiding you – proactively – through the maze of regulations, laws and restrictions that apply to your business. From international passenger and cargo transportation concerns through to representation before administrative tribunals and civil courts, Gardiner Roberts’ Transportation team’s specialized expertise spans all transportation-related categories – utilizing Gardiner Roberts’ multi-disciplinary, one-team approach. Clients, as a result, benefit from our guidance in the areas of corporate and commercial, finance, intellectual property, litigation and tax. Our practical, comprehensive and strategic advice is strengthened through this process, allowing us to deliver effective counsel while keeping your ongoing business objectives our top priority.
This sector does not tolerate guesswork and the transportation industry can only thrive through the consistent application of informed advice based on seasoned, knowledgeable expertise. With a client base that includes shippers, freight carriers, financiers and lessors, ports and terminals, governments and trade associations, we work with clients who depend on systems that run like clockwork and who require seamless legal counsel capable of mitigating risk while consistently demonstrating the opportunities which will keep your business moving forward.
Transportation team lawyers provide expertise in the following areas:
- Admiralty and shipping law
- Aviation and aerospace
- Customs and international trade
- Equipment leasing, acquisition and financing
- Insurance Law
- Labour and employment contracts
- Litigation - transportation
- Logistics/transportation contracts
- Railway regulatory matters
- Safety and security
- Ship building and acquisition
- Strategic alliances